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2017-2018 General Catalog

Health Care Management, BS


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The B.S. degree program is a 120-credit hour course of study designed to be completed in four years. The professional curriculum includes an in-depth study of topics such as the health care system, financial management, organizational behavior and management practice, strategic health planning, health policy, quality management and critical health issues.

Internship Experience-An essential component of the academic experience is a 13-week field practicum. The administrative internship serves as a “bridge” between concepts, theories and practice. It integrates course work with a supervised practicum experience and allows the student to explore an area of special interest. Criminal background check clearance is required for internship placement.

Pre-Professional Curriculum


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Pre-Professional Total Credit Hours: 53


Professional Curriculum


Junior Year


Senior Year


Professional Curriculum Total Credit Hours: 67


Total Semester Hours: 120


*State common prerequisite. Substitutes indicated in the state Common Prerequisite Manual at www.facts.org will be accepted. Must successfully complete these courses with a grade of “C” or higher.

Foreign Language Requirement


Prior to graduation, all students must have documentation showing completion of the foreign language requirement: two (2) years of the same language or American Sign Language taken in high school or eight semester hours at an accredited undergraduate institution.

Long-term Care Administration Concentration


In order to fulfill the requirements of the long-term care administration concentration, a student majoring in health care management must, in addition to completing the general curriculum, complete the following courses with a minimum “C” grade:

Rehabilitation Services Administration Concentration


In order to fulfill the requirements of the rehabilitation services administration concentration, a student must complete all of the following courses with a minimum “C” grade:

Approved Electives


Any course in either concentration will qualify for elective credit. In addition, the courses listed below are approved for elective credit:

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